22 Apr 5 Reasons to Choose LGBT Holidays in Copper Harbor, Michigan
1. Sense of Place for LGBT Holidays
Specializing in Lake Superior sea kayak tours and Copper Harbor mountain biking, for two-and-a-half-decades Keweenaw Adventure Company (KAC) has built upon its reputation as community organizers, trail advocates and stewards of the land. Offering a variety of all-inclusive on-water and on-land adventures, each vary in duration and challenge for participants ranging from beginner to expert.
Recently proclaimed as being the town located the furthest distance from any U.S. Interstate Highway, KAC’s hometown of Copper Harbor, Michigan is without a doubt off the beaten path and its remoteness is the main attraction.
2. Sense of Community for LGBT Holidays
What’s more, Copper Harbor is an LGBT travel friendly community. It is the perfect escape spot, and is one of the top gay vacation destinations in Michigan, perfect for couples looking to reconnect on a romantic get-a-away or adventure. And whether out on a sea kayaking tour or traversing the trails, you’ll get to know your guides and fellow travelers well because of the smaller group sizes that help to maintain an intimate and quality experience. It’s no wonder that ⅓ of Keweenaw Adventure Company customers come back year after year!
Additionally, all of Copper Harbor’s motels, resorts, campgrounds (with the exception of Fort Wilkins State Park), shops and attractions are Mom and Pop owned and operated, served up with a slice of genuine U.P. hospitality.
3. Sense of Adventure for LGBT Holidays
Explore with your partner the most pristine, northernmost-tip of the Upper Peninsula, an area of rugged beauty, ancient shorelines and breathtaking terrain — the quintessential LGBTQ outdoors vacation destination! Paddle through sea caves, and around sea stacks and waterfalls. Get your adrenaline pumping by pedalling through enchanted forests with elevation changes, bridges & boardwalks and plenty of sweet, flowy-singletrack. Or for something a bit more low key, consider a scenic hiking tour or a leisurely stand-up-paddle board adventure on a mystical inland lake!
4. Sense of Connection for an LGBT Holidays
While Copper Harbor has plentiful Wifi hotspots, it’s one of last place in the lower-48 without cell phone reception. Things truly operate on “Harbor Time” for those wishing to slow down, unplug and reconnect. With a year round population of about 100 – and a summer population that swells to 300 — the village is 10 blocks long by 3 blocks wide, making everything easily accessible on foot or bike. So there’s no need for a vehicle once one arrives!
5. Sense of Responsibility for an LGBT Holidays
Since their inception in 1994, Keweenaw Adventure Company has been enacting ethical business practices that today are being defined on an international scale as sustainable and/or responsible tourism. They truly value, respect and support the area’s pristine natural areas, culturally rich history and the local community. They understand their role in facilitating meaningful experiences, while striving to maintain the area’s character and sense of place.